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ManpowerGroup CEO Sheds President Title

November 15, 2012
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ManpowerGroup Inc. Chairman, President and CEO Jeffrey Joerres is handing off the president role to Jonas Prising and Darryl Green. Both executives will still report to Joerres, who will keep the chairman and CEO roles.
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Even 4th of July Fireworks Need a Contingency Plan

July 2, 2012
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I'm sure you have star employees without whom your business would suffer. Yet, do you know if they are content with their job? Or, do they feel underpaid, under-appreciated, or overworked? Tomorrow, one could walk out the door.
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Yahoo PR Head Out in Wake of CEO Scott Thompson's Exit, Source Says

May 14, 2012
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Amanda Pires joined her former boss in mid-April, replacing former communications chief Eric Brown. She's now leaving, according to a person familiar with the matter. Her Yahoo cellphone number has been disconnected, and Pires did not return messages sent to her through LinkedIn and Facebook.
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General Motors CEO Dan Akerson Reveals His Succession Preference

April 24, 2012
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"My preference would be for it to be an internal candidate just because as you might expect, in any company in any industry, it's less disruptive," GM CEO Dan Akerson said in Beijing during his keynote address at the 2012 Automotive News China Conference.
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What Reaction Should We Expect From Employees When We Launch Succession Planning?

February 28, 2012
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Senior executives at our midsize organization believe it's time to begin succession planning. How do we explain the potential impact to employees, including the effect on career development? —New to the Game, finance/insurance/real estate, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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High-Profile C-Suite Moves Shines Light on Succession Planning Strategies

December 2, 2011
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In the wake of shifts at the top for Apple, IBM and Hewlett-Packard, heirs in the pipeline can mean a stable transition both financially and in the workplace.
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Survey: U.S. Workers Feeling Overwrought and Unproductive

November 27, 2011
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Thirty percent of employees say they were ineffective for at least one week due to job-related stress, while two-thirds of U.S. workers reported extremely high stress levels, including fatigue and feeling a ‘loss of control.'
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Tips for Two at the Top

November 16, 2011
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Before championing the co-CEO management model, you may want to heed what's helped others.
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